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Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda - August 12, 2021

SOUTHWESTERN AREA

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD


Board Meeting Agenda


Mesilla Community Center 2251 Calle de Santiago Mesilla, NM 88046

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Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (MDT)


Mr. Joshua Orozco—Board Chair

Ms. Alisa Estrada—Board Vice-Chair

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call and Abstentions

III. **Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

IV. Approval of Agenda (Items marked with an asterisk * are considered consent agenda items as shown in the consent agenda section below. These items are approved with the motion to approve of the agenda unless a member requests that a specific item be removed for its own action. There is no discussion on these items).

V. Consent Agenda Items

a) *Approval of the June 24, 2021 meeting minutes

b) *Resolution 21 - 02 adopts the Individual Career Services Policy 21 - 01

c) *Resolution 21 - 03 approves the PY21 Outreach Plan

d) *Resolution 21 - 04 approves travel and fees for board members to attend the Texas Workforce Conference

in Houston, TX scheduled for November 17 – 19, 2021

e) *Resolution 21 - 05 approves a lease agreement for New Mexico Workforce Connection in Truth or

Consequences with the City of Truth or Consequences beginning September 1, 2021 through August 31,

2026

VI. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding

a) Resolution 21 – 06 ratifies the Executive Committee’s action to authorize $58,000.00 from the Board’s

Reserves for security guard services

b) Resolution 21 – 07 approves the SAWDB Bylaws Amendment

c) Resolution 21 – 08 approves the PY21 Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board Budget

Amendment No. 2

d) Resolution 21 – 09 approves an amendment to contract agreement number PY21-WIOA-02 with Arbor E&T,

LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Services for the period of

July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

e) Resolution 21 – 10 approves an amendment to contract agreement number PY21-WIOA-04 with Arbor E&T,

LLC dba Equus Workforce Solutions to provide WIOA One-Stop Operator Services for the period of July 1,

2021 through June 30, 2022, and authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

f) Resolution 21 – 11 approves an amendment to contract agreement number PY21-WIOA-06 with Youth

Development Inc. to provide WIOA Youth Services for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, and

authorizes the board chair or vice-chair to sign the agreement

g) Resolution 21 – 12 approves the issuance of external partner access to the New Mexico Workforce

Connection Online System for online referrals between organizations in the workforce system

h) Election of Chair for the period of one year beginning September 1, 2021

i) Election of Vice Chair for the period of one year beginning September 1, 2021

VII. Reports and Information Items

a) Committee Reports i. Monitoring Committee - Administrative Entity Monitoring Tool

b) Administrative and Fiscal Reports

c) Update from DWS Liaison - Christina Garcia-Tenorio

VIII. Other

a) Member Input

IX. ***Public Comment (3-Minute Limit)

X. Next Meeting

a) Thursday, October 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

XI. Adjournment


**Public comments can be emailed to angela1@sccog-nm.com before August 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.


***Public comments can be emailed during the meeting to angela1@sccog-nm.com. All public comments will be read at the meeting in the order received.



 

The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please provide notification at least 72 hours before the meeting by calling (575) 744-4857. WIOA Title I-financially assisted programs and activities are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay New Mexico: 711 (Voice) or 1-800-659-8331 (TTY). Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.


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